Yorkton Atom A Tournament 2018 (Dec. 7 - 9)
Friday, December 7, 2018 to Sunday, December 9, 2018
2018 Yorkton Atom Tournament Rules
- The tournament is an SHA sanctioned tournament. All tournament games will follow Hockey Canada and SHA regulations.
- All teams guaranteed 3 games.
- The home team will wear light coloured jerseys
- All minor penalties will be two minutes during stop time play and three minutes in the event of straight time play.
- Any player assessed a match penalty or gross misconduct will be automatically suspended from the remainder of the tournament.
- In the event the tournament time schedule cannot be met, the tournament committee shall have the right to make to make minor adjustments, which may include a first period running at straight time to catch up if time becomes an issue.
- All games will be three fifteen (15) minute stop time periods. There will be a 2 minute break between each period; the ice will be flooded at the conclusion of each game.
- There will be a 3 minute warm up before each game, and all teams must supply their own pucks for warm up.
- Coaches must ensure teams are ready 15 minutes before each game.
- If any team is up by five (5) goals during the third period of play, a mercy rule will be in effect, which will see the clock run straight time for the remainder of the game regardless of whether the differential drops below five (5) goals.
- If the game remains tied at the end of the 3rd period, a shoot out will then take place. Each team will select three shooters, and if still tied, the shootout will continue with one shooter from each team. No player will be allowed to take to take a second turn in a shoot out until all players on their team have participated.
- All tie breakers for pool play will follow the SHA rules.
- All tournament committee decisions are final, and protest will not be allowed.